Kenyan Drake

Kenyan Drake breaks a tackle against Ole Miss.

TUSCALOOSA  — Alabama caught fire after last season's loss to Mississippi, winning out until the College Football Playoffs.

The 12th-ranked Crimson Tide's challenge now is to do it again. There's a big difference in coach Nick Saban's mind from those two performances, one a 23-17 defeat and the other Saturday night's 43-37 shootout.

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